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Educational Leadership (MSE), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Manhattan, NY, United States
This is an intensive one year master’s degree program consisting of intensive weekend courses (Friday afternoon/evening and all day Saturday) and full week Institutes (summer, etc.). Students participate in a full-year, clinically-rich internship beginning Day 1 at candidate’s home school.
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Overview

Fordham’s Accelerated Masters Program was selected by the New York City Department of Education’s Leadership Office to be part of their Pathways to Leadership preparation programs. Members of the AMPEL Cohort will have opportunities to network with the NYCDOE Leadership Office and other leadership candidates from other partner programs.

The program focuses on standards-based learning aligned with ISLLC/ELCC Leadership Standards and NYSED standards for School Leaders. Students learn through theory and practice with problem/project-based learning, case studies, data analysis, examination of current trends and priorities such as instructional leadership and the common core standards, quality supervision and evaluation, simulations, readings, walk-throughs, internships and mentoring, etc.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Fordham University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org religion. Fordham University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comprehensive Assessment Exam 
  • Critical Issues in Administration and Supervision
  • Fundamentals of Educational Administration and Management 
  • Fundamentals of Educational Supervision 
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Internship I and II 
  • Leading in a Diverse Society
  • Perspectives on Leadership 
  • Professional Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

  • Have a minimum of two (2) years paid, full-time teaching/counseling experience;
  • Be a full time teacher/counselor in an elementary or secondary school;
  • Endorsement from current principal;
  • Meet the general requirements for admission to graduate study in the Graduate School of Education;
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills (written and oral);

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1404 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1404 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1404 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1404 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 2638 - 5760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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